On September 14, at about 7:10 a.m. officers responded to a radio call for service at the 1500 block of Princeton Street regarding a subject creating a disturbance – drinking in public, throwing trash on the property and trying to open car doors.

Officers observed the subject and detained him for an investigation. The suspect appeared to be under the influence of an alcoholic beverage and unable to care for himself.

The subject was placed under arrest. A search of his belongings yielded several items – I-Pad device and cosmetic bag – determined to be taken from a vehicle nearby. The suspect was transported to SMPD Jail for booking.

David Ralph Cherry, 62, from Santa Monica was arrested for drinking in public, receiving stolen property and burglary. Bail was set at $20,000.